Betty Grey Daves, 84

Betty Grey Cronic Daves, 84, of Youngsville, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Guilford County, the daughter of the late Charlie Cronic and Edna Michaelson Cronic. Graveside funeral services were held May 5, 2014, in Raleigh Memorial Park,...

Sonia Mendoza Cruz, 49

Sonia Mendoza Cruz, 49, of Louisburg, died Sunday, April 27, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Leopoldo Antonio Cruz Sr., of Las Trancas, Usulutan, El Salvador; two daughters, Juana Beatrice Mendoza, of Los Angeles, and Rosa Beatrice Cruz-Mendoza, of Louisburg; one son,...
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Donald McKinley Yarborough, 79

Donald McKinley Yarborough, 79, of Wake Forest, died April 29, 2014, at his residence. He was born Sept. 29, 1934, in Wake County, to Hazel Yarborough and the late Rudolph Morgan. He graduated from W.E.B. Dubois High in Wake Forest. He continued his education at Wake Technical...
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Joy Garland, 70

Joy Garland, 70, of Dover, Ark., died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at her home. She was born Jan. 5, 1944, in Johnston County, N.C., to Harvey and Rachel Flowers Mims. She was a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and enjoyed teaching the children’s Sunday School classes....

Ann Phillips Turnage,76

Ann P. Turnage, 76, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the William Dunlap Hospice Home in Raleigh, after a long battle with a lung infection. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Merle Upchurch Phillips and Larry Vincent Phillips, and was married to...
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Phoebe Carol Huffman, 71

Phoebe Carol Huffman, 71, of Wake Forest, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Alice Winston Parham Hedrick and Frank Tousin Hedrick, and was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Woodrow Huffman Jr., and her...
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Mamie Ruth Kearney, 101

Mamie Ruth Stainback Kearney, 101, of Wake Forest, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Pitt County, the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Carroll Stainback and Edwin Ernest Stainback, and was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church for more than...

Shirley Jean Dunn, 71

Shirley Jean Dunn, 71, of Wake Forest, died April 27, 2014, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. She was born March 3, 1943, to the late Elnora Allen and Eugene Alston of Granville County. The funeral service was held May 3, 2014, at Faith Tabernacle Outreach Center in Wake Forest. Burial...
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Miriam Angela Holcomb Faile

Miriam Angela Holcomb Faile, of Wake Forest, went to be with her Heavenly Father Friday, May 2, 2014, at Rex Hospital. She was a loving wife and mother to her family and faithful member of Glen Royal Baptist Church. Angela was preceded in death by her mother, Miriam Workman...
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James S. Boyer, 85

James Stewart “Jim” Boyer, 85, of Wake Forest, formerly of Norfolk, Va., died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Jackson, Mich., the son of the late Birdell Boyer and Helen Aiken Boyer. Mr. Boyer was retired from the U.S. Navy and was a longtime member of...

Jessie Thomas, 88

Jessie Thomas, 88, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He is survived by one son, Eric Thomas, and his wife Tandelayo, of Louisburg, along with two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation took place April 25 at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg. Funeral...

Jessie Spencer, 89

Jessie “Frog” Spencer, 89, of Louisburg, died Thursday, April 24, 2014. He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Owens (George), of Newark, N.J.; Vivian Hart (Randolph), of Oxford; and Bessie Patterson, of Charlottesville, Va.; five sons, Jessie Spencer Jr. (Mary), of...